Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

April 28 - Sept. 23, 2018
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Sculptures created within the pixelated aesthetic of vintage video games are featured throughout the Gardens’ natural landscapes. Learn more

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Randy Raak, Bee-line, 2013, ink and watercolor on scratchboard.

Invisible Links: Botanical Art & Illustration

Aug. 15 - Oct. 14, 2018
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Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration presents its annual juried exhibition highlighting students’ best achievements in a variety of media. Learn more

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Ricardo Soltero, La Vendedora de flores, 2017, mixed media

Winged Souls

Oct. 13 - Nov. 4, 2018
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Join the Gardens in celebrating Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with an exploration of the symbolism of monarch butterflies and the iconic and elegant female figure known as La Catrina. Learn more

Past Exhibits

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From Nature’s Studio: Textiles by Regina Benson

From Nature’s Studio: Textiles by Regina Benson

August 7, 2010 - October 3, 2010
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Inspired by the palette and toolbox of nature, Regina Benson’s From Nature’s Studio features wall hangings and textile sculptures boasting surface designs achieved through natural dye and discharging processes. Learn more

Moore Inspired: Contemporary Responses to Henry Moore

May 9, 2010 - August 1, 2010
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Moore Inspired explores contemporary artists’ responses to the ideas, forms and themes of Henry Moore’s artwork in a variety of media.  Learn more

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Moore in the Gardens

March 8, 2010 - January 31, 2011
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The first presentation of the Henry Moore’s monumental works offered in the American West, Moore in the Gardens showcased Moore’s modernist reclining figures and interlocking, abstracted forms. Learn more

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Joellyn Duesberry’s Southwest: Sharpening the Edge

January 23, 2010 - April 4, 2010
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Joellyn Duesberry’s Sharpening the Edge showcases the artist’s modernist brushstrokes in color-rich, plein-air landscape paintings. Organized in collaboration with Gallery 1261 in Denver. Learn more

The Gardens' Landmarks in Context

November 21, 2009 - January 17, 2010
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Denver Botanic Gardens has a legacy of employing luminaries in landscape and building design. The Gardens celebrated 50 years at its York Street location with an exploration of these important historical design contributions by Victor Hornbein and Edward White, Garrett Eckbo, Saco DeBoer, and newer structures by David Tryba. Learn more

Mid-Century Modern Interpreted

November 21, 2009 - January 17, 2010
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Mid-Century Modern presented visual interpretations of the Gardens’ historic Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory and Education buildings – structures that have long been at the core of the institution. Learn more

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